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Hearing Date: 8 April 2021

Waikato BOP H 8 April 2021 - R 3 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr A Godsalve

Rule Number(s): Rule 870(3); Breaking Horses Regulations
Following the running of Race 3, a protest was lodged against the 4th placing of PRETTY PETITE on the grounds that the filly 'broke in excess of 50m in the final 200m'. The horse's Driver and Co-Trainer noted on the Information that he: Did not contest the protest, and Did not wish to be present at the ...

Hearing Date: 7 April 2021

Ashburton RC 7 April 2021 - R 5 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following the running of Race 5, the Sim’s Bakery 1200, Stipendiary Steward, Mr M Davidson, filed an Information instigating a protest, under Rule 642(1) in that GRANITE RIDGE, ridden by Mr R Mudhoo, placed second by the Judge, interfered with the chances of ROMANTIC WHISPER, ridden by Mr K Mudhoo, placed ...

Hearing Date: 7 April 2021

Ashburton RC 7 April 2021 - R 3 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 3, the Ashburton Raceway-Your Gateway To Entertainment Maiden 1400, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr M Davidson, against Jockey (Class A), Miss T Jonker, alleging that, as the rider of IL SONETTO in the race, she used her whip excessively prior to the ...

Hearing Date: 7 April 2021

Ashburton RC 7 April 2021 - R 4 - Chair, Mr S Ching

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 2, the Dave Thomson Retirement Here We Come Maiden 1400, an Information was filed by Stipendiary Steward, Mr M Davidson, against Class A Rider, Mr D Bothamley, in that he directed his mount ANCHOR ME outwards making contact with BLACKJAKK passing the 400m, forcing that runner ...

Hearing Date: 5 April 2021

Riverton RC 5 April 2021 - R 7 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 638 (3) (b) (ii)
Stewards charged Mr K Chowdhoory with excessive use of the whip following Race 7. The Stewards alleged Mr Chowdhoory was in breach of r638 (3) (b) (ii) prior to the 100 metres mark. Mr Chowdhoory appeared at the hearing assisted by Mr Pitman. Ms Haley, with the use of the videos, pointed out the position ...

Hearing Date: 5 April 2021

Riverton RC 5 April 2021 - R 6 (request for a ruling) - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 632(1)
Stewards lodged a request for a ruling to declare SERAPHIC a non-runner following Race 6. Stewards alleged that SERAPHIC be declared a non-runner under r 632 (1) after leaving its Jockey (Miss M Gestain) behind at the start. Miss Gestain appeared at the hearing assisted by Mr D Walsh.

Hearing Date: 5 April 2021

R Tauranga 5 April 2021 – R 3 – Chair, Mr A Smith

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
This is a defended hearing arising from the running of Race 3, the Fresh Market Gate Pa shopping centre. Stipendiary Steward, Mr Jones filed an Information pursuant to Rule 638(1)(d) alleging the Rider of SO CHARMING (B Rogerson),” permitted her mount to shift in when insufficiently clear of ARONOV which ...

Hearing Date: 3 April 2021

NZ Metropolitan TC 3 April 2021 - R 5 (instigating a protest) - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 870(3) and Breaking Horse Regulations
Following the running of Race 5, an Information instigating a protest was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N Ydgren against MYSTIC MAX (B Orange), placed 5th by the judge, on the grounds that it “galloped in excess of 50 metres in the final 200 metres”. Section B of the Breaking Horses Regulations ...

Hearing Date: 3 April 2021

Manawatu RC 3 April 2021 - R 6 - Chair, Mrs N Moffatt

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 6, Higgins Concrete Manawatu Classic (Group 3), an Information was lodged by Mr Oatham alleging a breach of Rule 638 (1) (d) in that W Pinn (JOY ALONE) allowed his mount to shift inwards over the final stages when not sufficiently clear of SEAJETZ (D Johnson), DAQUIANSWEET ...

Hearing Date: 3 April 2021

Auckland RC 3 April 2021 – R 6 (instigating a protest) – Chair, G Jones

Rule Number(s): 642(1)
Following the running of Race Number 6, the Barfoot and Thompson 1400 metres, an Information was filed Instigating a Protest pursuant to Rule 642(1). The Informant, Ms Mahoney alleged that horse number 11 (MONTANA MIST) placed 2nd by the Judge interfered with the chances of horse number 1 (HEZTHEWONFORUS) ...

Hearing Date: 3 April 2021

Riverton RC 3 April 2021 - R 8 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
The Stewards charged Mr Campbell with a breach of r 638(3)(b)(ii) in that he used his whip excessively prior to the final 100 metres. Miss Haley demonstrated on the video that the Respondent struck his mount 10 times before the final 100 metres of the race. Mr Campbell said the horse was lazy and he ...

Hearing Date: 3 April 2021

Riverton RC 3 April 2021 - R 2 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
The Stewards charged Mr Johnson with a breach of r 638(3)(b)(ii) in that he used his whip excessively prior to the final 100 metres. Miss Haley demonstrated on the video that the Respondent struck his mount eight times before the final 100 metres of the race. Mr Johnson said the horse was a touch lazy, ...

Hearing Date: 3 April 2021

NZ Metropolitan TC 3 April 2021 - R 1 - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Following the running of Race 1, an Information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward, Mr N Ydgren, against Open Driver, Mr R Holmes, alleging that “Mr Holmes (SUGARINSPICE) drove carelessly near the 700m when allowing his horse to contact the sulky wheel of GLOBAL FLIGHT which punctured”. Mr Holmes ...

Hearing Date: 3 April 2021

Riverton RC 3 April 2021 - R 7 - Chair, Prof G Hall

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
The Stewards charged Mr Aukett with a breach of r 638(3)(b)(ii) in that he used his whip excessively prior to the final 100 metres. Miss Haley demonstrated on the video that the Respondent struck his mount nine times before the final 100 metres of the race. Three of these strikes were in the straight ...

Hearing Date: 31 March 2021

Matamata RC 31 March 2021 - R 5 - Chair, Hon J W Gendall QC

Rule Number(s): 638(1)(d)
Following the running of Race 5, the Bob Black Shivaree Memorial 1400, Mr Jones, Stipendiary Steward presented an Information charging Ms J Fawcett with a breach of Rule 638(1)(d) in that she rode carelessley. The Rule is well known to all Riders and Ms Fawcett did not require it be read.  She admitted ...

Hearing Date: 28 March 2021

Waimate TC 28 March 2021 - R 10 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 870 (3) and Breaking Horse Regulations
Stewards lodged a protest into the third placed MIMLLIONDOLLARMONKEY following Race 10. The Stewards alleged MILLIONDOLLARMONKEY “broke from its gait in excess of 50 metres inside the final 200 metres and was in breach of r870 (3) and the Breaking Horse Regulations.” The Connections of the horse did ...

Hearing Date: 28 March 2021

Waimate TC 28 March 2021 - R 9 - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 869(3)(b)
Mr McNally was charge with a breach of r869 (3) (b) – careless driving - following an incident in Race 9. Stewards alleged that “Mr McNally (PUNT AWAY) drove carelessly into the first bend when shifting inwards and checking MARTIN JOHN”.  Mr McNally admitted the charge and appeared at the hearing. Mr ...

Hearing Date: 28 March 2021

Waimate TC 28 March 2021 - R 3 (request for a ruling) - Chair, Mr P Knowles

Rule Number(s): 872
Stewards lodged a Request for a Ruling under r872 following Race 3. The Information alleged “YOU CAN FLY ARDEN be declared a non-runner due to assisting capturing the driverless horse SHADOW AVEROSS, thus extinguishing its chances.”

Hearing Date: 27 March 2021

Hororata RC 27 March 2021 - R 7 - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 7 an Information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward Mr J Oatham against Jockey Mr A Balloo, alleging a breach of Rule 638(3)(b) (ii) “Struck his mount STREET FIGHTINMAN excessively prior to the 100 metres”. Mr Balloo acknowledged that he understood the Rule and confirmed ...

Hearing Date: 27 March 2021

Hororata RC 27 March 2021 - R 8 - Chair, Mr D Anderson

Rule Number(s): 638(3)(b)(ii)
Following the running of Race 8 an Information was filed by Chief Stipendiary Steward Mr J Oatham against Jockey Ms S Wynne, alleging a breach of Rule 638(3)(b) (ii) “Struck her mount BELLE FASCINO excessively prior to the 100 metres” Ms Wynne acknowledged that she understood the Rule and confirmed her ...

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